Thursday, 2nd April, 2020

Representative

‘I needed a second to myself’: Ebzery opens up on “overwhelming” Olympics qualifying campaign

Katie-Rae Ebzery admits she "needed a moment alone" after Australia clinched their place among the world's best in Tokyo later this year with a to-the-wire 86–72 victory over Brazil in the Olympics qualification duel. Just...

Matildas to play for 2020 Tokyo Olympics future at McDonald Jones Stadium

The Matildas will play the home leg of their Tokyo 2020 Women's Olympic Football Tournament playoff match against Vietnam at McDonald Jones Stadium in the Hunter in March, the FFA confirmed on Thursday evening. After...

Hat-trick hero Emily van Egmond carrying Thailand momentum into must-win Olympics qualifying duel

Emily van Egmond has always been a creative metronome, putting the ball on a string as she forges assists—and pops up with a goal—for her team. Any Jets fans could have told you that....

Record-breaking mentor Karley Banks leads Australian 18s to Youth Trans-Tasman victory

Australian head coach Karley Banks made history during the Youth Trans-Tasman test football series in Newcastle last week, becoming the most-capped youth mentor since Kathy O'Brien as her 18s squad stormed to a 3–0...

Four Newcastle stars named in Indigenous All Stars outfit to face Maoris in Gold...

Newcastle champions Bec Young, Bobbi Law, Simone Smith, and Caitlan Johnston are set to open this year's rugby league campaign in style, with the Hunter quartet named in Ben Jeffries' star-studded Indigenous Women's All-Stars lineup. The...

Ebzery extinguishes the Flame to set pre-Olympics qualifiers form ablaze

Newcastle's Katie-Rae Ebzery is firing on all cylinders ahead of next week's Olympics qualifiers, dropping an explosive 28-points for Perth as the Lynx shattered the travelling Sydney Flames in the team's sixth game of...

Williams bracing for Olympics after double-strike fires Hockeyroos to Tokyo

Newcastle academy graduate Mariah Williams was unstoppable as she struck twice against Russia to secure the Hockeyroos their 11th-straight appearance at the Olympic Games, where they will gun for gold in Tokyo in 2020. The...

Isabelle Kelly expects Jillaroos reinforcements will add ‘fuel to the fire’ in revenge clash

Isabelle Kelly has promised the Jillaroos will be out for revenge when they clash with New Zealand in the full-format test match this Friday evening, after the Ferns downed the Australian favourites in the...

Newcastle trio earn their first taste of international success in Suva

Brydie Parker, Bobbi Law, and Caitlan Johnston all played pivotal starting roles in the Australian Prime Minister's XIII, as the Hunter trio and the rest of the stars in green and gold battled to a...

Young trio Johnston, Parker and Law named in Prime Minister’s XIII to face Fiji

Young NRLW stars, and their growth across the future, are the focus of Brad Donald's recently named Prime Minister's XIII, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. That's why rising Novocastrian stars Caitlan Johnston, Brydie Parker,...